Category: Personal Injury

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How Is Pain and Suffering Calculated

Filing a personal injury lawsuit against a person or organization isn’t an easy decision to make. You probably aren’t filing a lawsuit to get even with someone—you’re doing it because you’ve suffered real losses. Your losses could include financial hardships like the cost of medical treatment or the time you’ve…

Non-Economic Damages in a Personal Injury Case

Non-economic damages in a personal injury case, such as pain, suffering, and similar losses, aren’t tied to a specific bill, so they are called “non-economic.” Money can never make up for the suffering from a serious auto accident. It is difficult to determine a monetary amount when an accident leaves…

Things to Look for in a Personal Injury Lawyer

If someone else’s negligent actions hurt you or your loved one, you may be able to seek personal injury compensation. It may benefit you to hire a personal injury lawyer to help you navigate your insurance claim or lawsuit and prove that another party is liable for your damages. If…

a gavel and a black book with personal injury lawyer label on the table

How much a personal injury lawyer costs depends on the law firm, but a personal injury lawyer almost never charges any upfront fee. Clients do not pay anything to hire an attorney but instead agree to give the law firm a percentage of their financial recovery. This contingency fee structure…

Dog attack on human

A dog bite can be a traumatizing experience. Injuries can range from lacerations or puncture wounds to severe disfigurement and infection. And if the dog is unfamiliar to you or a stray, you may rightfully worry about whether it has rabies or other transmissible diseases.  If you’re asking yourself, “What…

Traumatic Brain Injury Therapies

The Brain Injury Association of Michigan estimates that 58,500 Michiganders suffer traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) every year. People with mild TBIs, like concussions, often make a full recovery by resting and avoiding physically and mentally demanding activities. But not everyone is so lucky. Nationwide, 166 people per day die from…

bus accident injuries

Bus crashes are among the most dangerous types of accidents in Michigan. The sheer size of buses ― and the large number of passengers they carry ― increases the likelihood of serious injuries when collisions happen. Many buses also lack safety features, like seat belts, to protect occupants from harm….